Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Lisa Swenton-Eppard will lead two workshops on October 17. The first is for those students who would like to save their knees and tap while sitting in their chair. This class is an hour and will be $15.
The second is for those who wish to learn the Copacetics Historical Chair Dance. This class will be longer (1 and ½ hours), for intermediate/advanced dancers, and cost $30.
Low-Impact Chair-Based Class
Level: Fast Beginner / Slow Intermediate
Time: 11:00 am - 12 noon (Eastern)
Historical Works Series: Copasetics' Chair Dance
Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm (Eastern)
Director of Programming, Knock On Wood; Founder/Artistic Director, Capitol Tap & District Tap
Raised in her mother's dance studio, Lisa Swenton-Eppard has spent all of her life learning dance. In addition to founding and directing Capitol Tap, Lisa is currently Director of Programming at Knock On Wood Tap Studio and adjunct professor at Bowie State University. She was featured in Dance Teacher Magazine in May 2015, selected as the "Teacher in the Spotlight" for Dance Studio Life Magazine in March/April 2013, and a recipient of two Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County grants. With 30 years teaching experience, Lisa is always looking to further her own tap education through classes, festivals, and intensives. Raised in the competition circuit, she went on to become a judge at dance competitions, and served on the committee as well as choreographed for a local Miss America pageant. Lisa's most recent positions include DC TapFest faculty for 2013, 2014, and 2015, assistant director of Tappers With Attitude Youth Ensemble from 2002-2010, Chloe and Maud Productions' Summer Tap Boot Camp faculty in 2010, Black Rock Center for the Arts faculty from 2002-2009, Step Aside Tap Company member from 2001-2006, and a selection committee member for the Metro DC Dance Awards for many years. Lisa holds a B.S. in Psychology from Frostburg State University.